Deadline for Submission of Applications To Be Included on the Roll of Western Shoshone Identifiable Group of Indians for Judgment Fund Distribution, 28280-28281 [2010-11923]

Download as PDF 28280 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 97 / Thursday, May 20, 2010 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [CO–134–1610–DQ] Notice of Intent To Extend the Call for Nominations for the DominguezEscalante National Conservation Area Advisory Council AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice. The Secretary of the Interior (Secretary) is directed by the Omnibus Public Lands Management Act of 2009 to establish the Dominguez-Escalante National Conservation Area (D–E NCA) Advisory Council (Council). The Secretary is requesting nominations for 10 members to sit on the Council. The Council will advise the Secretary, through the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), on matters regarding the preparation and implementation of the D–E NCA Resource Management Plan (RMP). An initial nomination period ended January 4, 2010. Members of the public who submitted nomination packages during the first nomination period need not submit a second nomination package to be considered. DATES: Submit nomination packages on or before June 21, 2010. ADDRESSES: Send completed Council nominations to D–E NCA Interim Manager, Grand Junction Field Office, 2815 H Road, Grand Junction, Colorado 81506. Nomination forms may be obtained at the Grand Junction Field Office at the above address or at the Uncompahgre Field Office, Bureau of Land Management, 2465 S. Townsend Ave., Montrose, Colorado 81401. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Katie A. Stevens, D–E NCA Interim Manager, (970) 244–3049, Katie_A._Stevens@blm.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The D–E NCA and Dominguez Canyon Wilderness Area, located within the D– E NCA, was established by the Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009, Public Law 111–11 (Act). The D–E NCA is comprised of approximately 209,610 acres of public land, including approximately 66,280 acres designated as wilderness, located in Delta, Montrose, and Mesa Counties, Colorado, to be known as the ‘‘Dominguez Canyon Wilderness Area.’’ The purposes of the D–E NCA are to conserve and protect, for the benefit and enjoyment of present and future generations the unique and important resources and values of the land. These resources and values wwoods2 on DSK1DXX6B1PROD with NOTICES_PART 1 SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:45 May 19, 2010 Jkt 220001 include the geological, cultural, archaeological, paleontological, natural, scientific, recreational, wilderness, wildlife, riparian, historical, educational, and scenic resources of the public lands, and the water resources of area streams based on seasonally available flows, that are necessary to support aquatic, riparian, and terrestrial species and communities. The Act also calls for the establishment of the D–E NCA Council, comprised of 10 members, to advise the Secretary, through the BLM, on matters regarding the preparation and implementation of an RMP for the area. These 10 members shall include, to the extent practicable: (1) One member appointed after considering the recommendations of the Mesa County Commission; (2) One member appointed after considering the recommendations of the Montrose County Commission; (3) One member appointed after considering the recommendations of the Delta County Commission; (4) One member appointed after considering the recommendations of the permittees holding grazing allotments within the D–E NCA or the wilderness; and (5) Five members who reside in, or within reasonable proximity to Mesa, Delta, or Montrose Counties, Colorado, with backgrounds that reflect: (A) The purposes for which the D–E NCA or wilderness was established; and (B) The interests of the stakeholders that are affected by the planning and management of the D–E NCA and wilderness. Any individual or organization may nominate one or more persons to serve on the Council. Individuals may nominate themselves for Council membership. The Obama Administration prohibits individuals who are currently federally registered lobbyists to serve on all Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) and non-FACA boards, committees or councils. Nomination forms may be obtained from the BLM Grand Junction or Uncompahgre Field Offices, or may be downloaded from the following Web site: http://www.blm.gov/co/st/en/fo/ denca.html. Nomination packages must include a completed nomination form, letters of reference from the represented interests or organizations, as well as any other information relevant to the nominee’s qualifications. The Grand Junction and Uncompahgre Field Offices will review the nomination packages in coordination with the affected counties and the Governor of Colorado before forwarding recommendations to the PO 00000 Frm 00051 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Secretary, who will make the appointments. The Council shall be subject to the FACA, 5 U.S.C. App. 2; and the Federal Land Management Policy Act of 1976, 43 U.S.C. 1701 et seq. ˜ Linda Anania, Acting State Director. [FR Doc. 2010–12130 Filed 5–19–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–JB–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Indian Affairs Deadline for Submission of Applications To Be Included on the Roll of Western Shoshone Identifiable Group of Indians for Judgment Fund Distribution AGENCY: Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior. ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: This notice establishes the deadline by which applications must be received for eligible individuals to be listed on the roll that will be used as the basis for distributing the judgment funds awarded by the Indian Claims Commission to the Western Shoshone Identifiable Group of Indians in Docket No. 326–K. DATES: Applications must be received by close of business (5 p.m. Mountain Time) August 2, 2010. ADDRESSES: Submit applications to Bureau of Indian Affairs Western Shoshone, Tribal Government Services, P.O. Box 3838, Phoenix, AZ 85030– 3838. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sharlot Johnson, Tribal Government Services, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Western Regional Office, 2600 North Central Avenue, Phoenix, Arizona 85004, (602) 379–6786. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under section 3(b)(1) of the Act of July 7, 2004, Public Law 108–270, 118 Stat. 805, the Secretary of the Interior (Secretary) will prepare a roll of all individuals who meet the eligibility criteria established under the Act and who file timely applications prior to the date listed in the DATES section of this Federal Register notice. The roll will be used as the basis for distributing the judgment funds awarded by the Indian Claims Commission to the Western Shoshone Identifiable Group of Indians in Docket No. 326–K. Department of the Interior regulations at 25 CFR 61.4(k) set out the eligibility requirements for inclusion on this roll. To be eligible a person must: E:\FR\FM\20MYN1.SGM 20MYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 97 / Thursday, May 20, 2010 / Notices wwoods2 on DSK1DXX6B1PROD with NOTICES_PART 1 (i) Have at least 1⁄4 degree of Western Shoshone blood; (ii) Be living on July 7, 2004; (iii) Be a citizen of the United States; and (iv) Not be certified by the Secretary to be eligible to receive a per capita payment from any other judgment fund based on an aboriginal land claim awarded by the Indian Claims Commission, the United States Claims Court, or the United States Court of Federal Claims, that was appropriated on or before July 7, 2004. The Secretary will use Indian census rolls prepared by the Agents or Superintendents at Carson or Western Shoshone Agencies between the years of 1885 and 1940 and other documents acceptable to the Secretary in establishing proof of eligibility of an individual to be listed on the judgment roll and receive a per capita payment under the Western Shoshone Claims Distribution Act. In the preamble to the regulation governing the creation of the roll of Western Shoshone identifiable group of Indians for judgment fund distribution, the Bureau of Indian Affairs set out a non-regulatory formula for determining the application deadline. Because that formula has proven to be administratively impractical to administer, the Bureau of Indian Affairs, in conjunction with tribal leaders and the Western Shoshone Claims Steering Committee, has selected an application deadline that approximates what the deadline would be under the formula in the preamble, if that formula had worked as intended. The information collection requirement contained in this notice has been approved by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) under 44 U.S.C. 3504(h). The OMB control number is 1076–0165 and expires on November 30, 2011. Response is required to obtain a benefit. An agency may not sponsor, and you are not required to respond to, any information collection that does not display a currently valid OMB control number. Dated: May 10, 2010. Larry Echo Hawk, Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs. [FR Doc. 2010–11923 Filed 5–19–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–4J–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:45 May 19, 2010 Jkt 220001 DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLOR–936000–L14300000–ET0000; HAG– 10–0114; OR–44954] Notice of Proposed Withdrawal Extension and Public Meeting; Oregon AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: The United States Forest Service (USFS) has filed an application with the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) that proposes to extend the duration of Public Land Order (PLO) No. 6880, as corrected by PLO No. 6918, for an additional 20-year term. PLO No. 6880 withdrew approximately 11,675.51 acres of National Forest System land from mining in order to protect the scientific and ecological values, and the investment of Federal funds at the Pringle Falls Experimental Forest and Research Natural Area. The withdrawal created by PLO No. 6880 will expire on September 29, 2011, unless extended. This notice also gives an opportunity to comment on the proposed action and to attend a public meeting. DATES: Comments must be received by August 18, 2010. ADDRESSES: Comments should be sent to the Oregon/Washington State Director, BLM, P.O. Box 2965, Portland, OR 97208–2965. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Susan Daugherty, USFS Pacific Northwest Region, (503) 808–2416, or Charles R. Roy, BLM Oregon/ Washington State Office, (503) 808– 6189. The United States Forest Service has filed an application requesting that the Secretary of the Interior extend PLO No. 6880 (56 FR 49416 (1991)), as corrected by PLO No. 6918 (56 FR 66602 (1991)), for an additional 20-year term, subject to valid existing rights. PLO 6880, as corrected by PLO No. 6918, withdrew certain lands in Deschutes County, Oregon, from location and entry under the United States mining laws (30 U.S.C. ch. 2). The area described contains approximately 11,675.51 acres in Deschutes County. PLO No. 6880 is incorporated herein by reference. The purpose of the proposed withdrawal extension is to continue the protection of the scientific and ecological values, and the investment of Federal funds at the Pringle Falls Experimental Forest and Research Natural Area. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00052 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 28281 The use of a right-of-way, interagency agreement, or cooperative agreement would not provide adequate protection. The Forest Service would not need to acquire water rights to fulfill the purpose of the requested withdrawal extension. Records related to the application may be examined by contacting Charles R. Roy at the above address or phone number. For a period of 90 days from the date of publication of this notice, all persons who wish to submit comments, suggestions, or objections in connection with the proposed withdrawal extension may present their views in writing to the BLM Oregon/Washington State Director at the address indicated above. Electronic mail, facsimile, or telephone comments will not be considered properly filed. Comments, including names and street addresses of respondents, will be available for public review at the address indicated above during regular business hours. Before including your address, phone number, e-mail address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, be advised that your entire comment—including your personal identifying information—may be made publicly available at any time. While you can ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. If you wish to withhold your name or address from public review or from disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act, you must state this prominently at the beginning of your comments. Such requests will be honored to the extent allowed by law. All submissions from organizations or businesses, and from individuals identifying themselves as representatives or officials of organization or businesses, will be made available for public inspection in their entirety. Notice is hereby given that a public meeting in connection with the proposed withdrawal extension will be held on July 6, 2010 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Deschutes National Forest Headquarters located at 1001 SW. Emkay Drive, Bend, OR. A notice of the time and place of this meeting will be published in at least one local newspaper, no less than 30 days before the scheduled date of the meeting. Interested parties may make oral statements at the meeting and may file written statements with the BLM. All statements received will be considered before any recommendation concerning the proposed extension is submitted to E:\FR\FM\20MYN1.SGM 20MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 75, Number 97 (Thursday, May 20, 2010)]
[Notices]
[Pages 28280-28281]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2010-11923]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Indian Affairs


Deadline for Submission of Applications To Be Included on the 
Roll of Western Shoshone Identifiable Group of Indians for Judgment 
Fund Distribution

AGENCY: Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: This notice establishes the deadline by which applications 
must be received for eligible individuals to be listed on the roll that 
will be used as the basis for distributing the judgment funds awarded 
by the Indian Claims Commission to the Western Shoshone Identifiable 
Group of Indians in Docket No. 326-K.

DATES: Applications must be received by close of business (5 p.m. 
Mountain Time) August 2, 2010.

ADDRESSES: Submit applications to Bureau of Indian Affairs Western 
Shoshone, Tribal Government Services, P.O. Box 3838, Phoenix, AZ 85030-
3838.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sharlot Johnson, Tribal Government 
Services, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Western Regional Office, 2600 North 
Central Avenue, Phoenix, Arizona 85004, (602) 379-6786.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under section 3(b)(1) of the Act of July 7, 
2004, Public Law 108-270, 118 Stat. 805, the Secretary of the Interior 
(Secretary) will prepare a roll of all individuals who meet the 
eligibility criteria established under the Act and who file timely 
applications prior to the date listed in the DATES section of this 
Federal Register notice. The roll will be used as the basis for 
distributing the judgment funds awarded by the Indian Claims Commission 
to the Western Shoshone Identifiable Group of Indians in Docket No. 
326-K. Department of the Interior regulations at 25 CFR 61.4(k) set out 
the eligibility requirements for inclusion on this roll. To be eligible 
a person must:

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    (i) Have at least \1/4\ degree of Western Shoshone blood;
    (ii) Be living on July 7, 2004;
    (iii) Be a citizen of the United States; and
    (iv) Not be certified by the Secretary to be eligible to receive a 
per capita payment from any other judgment fund based on an aboriginal 
land claim awarded by the Indian Claims Commission, the United States 
Claims Court, or the United States Court of Federal Claims, that was 
appropriated on or before July 7, 2004.
    The Secretary will use Indian census rolls prepared by the Agents 
or Superintendents at Carson or Western Shoshone Agencies between the 
years of 1885 and 1940 and other documents acceptable to the Secretary 
in establishing proof of eligibility of an individual to be listed on 
the judgment roll and receive a per capita payment under the Western 
Shoshone Claims Distribution Act.
    In the preamble to the regulation governing the creation of the 
roll of Western Shoshone identifiable group of Indians for judgment 
fund distribution, the Bureau of Indian Affairs set out a non-
regulatory formula for determining the application deadline. Because 
that formula has proven to be administratively impractical to 
administer, the Bureau of Indian Affairs, in conjunction with tribal 
leaders and the Western Shoshone Claims Steering Committee, has 
selected an application deadline that approximates what the deadline 
would be under the formula in the preamble, if that formula had worked 
as intended.
    The information collection requirement contained in this notice has 
been approved by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) under 44 
U.S.C. 3504(h). The OMB control number is 1076-0165 and expires on 
November 30, 2011. Response is required to obtain a benefit. An agency 
may not sponsor, and you are not required to respond to, any 
information collection that does not display a currently valid OMB 
control number.

    Dated: May 10, 2010.
Larry Echo Hawk,
Assistant Secretary--Indian Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2010-11923 Filed 5-19-10; 8:45 am]
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